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Slash Recruits Bonham, John 5 To His Band

VELVET REVOLVER star SLASH has named part-time LED ZEPPELIN drummer JASON BONHAM to his new group which will debut at the Quart Festival in Norway on 30 June (09).Slash's band will also feature Rob Zombie...

Slash 'Reluctant' To Mentor Idols

AMERICAN IDOL producers convinced reluctant rocker SLASH to mentor contestants on the U.S. TV singing competition by handing over complete control of their upcoming rock-themed week. The former Guns N' Roses star will advise the final...

Mckagan: 'I'd Take Rose Over Weiland'

Rockers DUFF MCKAGAN and SLASH would go back to playing with AXL ROSE before reteaming with former VELVET REVOLVER frontman SCOTT WEILAND. The duo are still looking for Weiland's replacement a year after sacking the singer...

Lions Gate To Distribute More Movies While Cutting Costs

Lions Gate has found a way to augment the number of films it can distribute to theaters while at the same time holding down expenses, which have threatened to topple it. It announced Monday that...

Slash To Team Up With Escala

Former GUNS N ROSES guitarist SLASH is to collaborate with Britain's Got Talent finalists ESCALA, it has emerged.The legendary musician is has agreed to record a cover version of LED ZEPPELIN classic Kashmir with the...

By on 18 March 2009

Guns N' Roses To Tour?

GUNS N' ROSES are said to be planning a worldwide stadium tour to support their latest album CHINESE DEMOCRACY.Frontman AXL ROSE recently ruled out reforming the original line-up of the legendary band, labelling guitarist SLASH...

By on 06 March 2009

Rose: 'Slash Is A Cancer'

AXL ROSE has slammed his former GUNS N' ROSES bandmate SLASH, branding him a "cancer better removed". The rocker, the only remaining member of the band's original line-up, has dashed fans' hopes of a reunion with...

Slash Snaps Up Robbie Williams' L.a. Pad

Former GUNS 'N' ROSES guitarist SLASH has bought British pop star Robbie Williams' mansion in Los Angeles. Angels hitmaker Williams has moved back to his native England, and is settling in to his new $10.2 million...

Axl Rose Says He Or Slash Would 'Die' Before Reunion

Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose says there is no chance for the original lineup to reunite unless he or ex-bandmate Slash dies.The outspoken lead singer told Billboard magazine that the longstanding rift between the...

By on 07 February 2009

Rose Vows Never To Reunite With Slash

GUNS N' ROSES frontman AXL ROSE has dashed fans' hopes of a possible truce with former bandmate SLASH - insisting "one of the two of us would die before a reunion could ever take place. The...

Slash Swapped Snakes For Kids

Rocker SLASH was forced to give up his huge collection of snakes when his wife PERLA became pregnant with their first child. The former Guns N' Roses guitarist amassed a vast menagerie of the reptiles that...

Slash Started Boozing At 12

Hellraising rocker SLASH started his downward spiral into alcoholism when he was just 12 years old, after discovering a secret stash of his father's extra-strength booze. The British-born former Guns N' Roses star can pinpoint the...

Slash Gets The Ok To Sue Realtor Over House Drama

Rocker SLASH and his wife have been given permission to pursue a lawsuit against a realtor who allegedly conned them into buying a Hollywood Hills home. The couple has claimed real estate agent Gregory Holcomb,...

Slash Battles Tomlin Over Elephant Exhibit

Rocker SLASH is going head to head with actress LILY TOMLIN over an elephant battle at Los Angeles Zoo. 9 To 5 star Tomlin wants Los Angeles City Council officials to scrap a campaign to...

Black Eyed Peas Member Fergie Weds Actor Duhamel

Singer Fergie and actor Josh Duhamel have departed for their honeymoon after marrying this weekend, it has been confirmed.The Black Eyed Peas vocalist and Transformers star were wed at the Church Estates Vineyards in Malibu...

By on 12 January 2009

Slash Friend Loses Cancer Battle

Former GUNS N' ROSES star SLASH is mourning the death of close friend and promising musician HEATH SAMMONS. Sammons, an aspiring performer and songwriter, passed away on Christmas Eve (24Dec08), after losing his battle with...

Slash Refuses Credit For Sweet Child O' Mine

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitar ace SLASH refuses to accept credit for the band's biggest hit SWEET CHILD O' MINE - insisting he came up with the famous opening solo by accident. Slash's riff is...

Rose Hits Back At Slash's 'Lies' In Online Rant

AXL ROSE has hit out at his former bandmate SLASH in a mammoth 5,000 word essay posted on two GUNS N' ROSES fansites. The rocker has shunned interviews to promote the band's new album Chinese...

Slash And Mckagan Not Rejoining Guns N' Roses

Reformed rockers GUNS N' ROSES have blasted rumours original bandmembers SLASH and DUFF MCKAGAN are planning to rejoin the group in 2009. The guitarists quit the band in 1993, after their relationship with frontman Axl...

Critics Are First To Be Fired At Newspapers, Says Former Critic

Critic-turned-producer Rod Lurie has expressed dismay over the numerous firings of film critics by embattled newspapers. Writing after the recent scking of Glenn Whipp at the Los Angeles Daily News ("stylish and tough") Lurie said...

Mark Ronson Has Denied Feuding With Amy Winehouse

Mark Ronson has dismissed stories that he fell out with Amy Winehouse over their abandoned James Bond theme.Several reports suggested that sessions for the track were abandoned because the pair's relationship broke down.However, the much...

By on 26 November 2008

Black Friday Will Be Blu

Ads by some major retailers set to run over the "Black Friday" (November 28) weekend have begun leaking online, and they show aggressive pricing on Blu-ray disc players, Blu-ray discs, and standard-definition DVDs. Video Business...

Slash Joins Gay Rights Debate

Former GUNS N' ROSES star SLASH has come out in favour of gay marriage - calling on U.S. authorities to take action over the recent ban on same-sex unions in California. Gay marriages were legalised...

Moon And Mercury Named In Dream Rock Band Lineup

The ultimate rock band would be composed of Keith Moon, Eric Clapton and Freddie Mercury, according to a new survey,A poll conducted on behalf of Guitar Hero World Tour found that the late, great Keith...

By on 14 November 2008

Mason And Slash Teaching School Of Rock

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON and former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH are headed to band camp - to give advice and guidance to budding rock stars. The rockers are taking part in the second...

Foo Fighters Named Band Of Year At Classic Rock Awards

Foo Fighters and Whitesnake were the major winners at the Classic Rock awards, held in central London on Monday night.Foo Fighters' frontman Dave Grohl sent a video acceptance speech thanking readers after winning band of...

By on 04 November 2008

Slash Endorses Chinese Democracy

Former GUNS N' ROSES rocker SLASH has given the band's long-awaited comeback album the thumbs up. The guitarist quit Guns N' Roses in 1996 after falling out with frontman Axl Rose while the pair worked...

Guns N' Roses 'Announce Release Date For New Album'

Guns N Roses' new album Chinese Democracy will be released next month, reports suggest.Speculation on the internet suggests that the follow-up to 1993's The Spaghetti Incident? will hit the shelves on the November 23rd in...

By on 10 October 2008

Gibson Bosses Recreate Stolen Guitar For Slash

Rocker SLASH has called on guitar giants Gibson to recreate the Les Paul Goldtop, which he played on GUNS N' ROSES classics SWEET CHILD O' MINE and NOVEMBER RAIN. The Velvet Revolver star had his...

Slash: 'I Love Going It Alone'

Rocker SLASH is glad he went solo - because he loves making his own decisions in the studio. The former Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver guitarist has been working on tracks for his debut...

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